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A collection of news and information related to Republican Party published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
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Top Republican Party Articles

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  • Letters: Assigning blame for the shutdown

    Re "Shutdown already making itself felt," Oct. 2 I am a 80-year-old American, and I am ashamed of my country. In the past I have voted Republican, as I have always have thought self-sufficiency and hard work would make us great. Now, I am leaving my...
  • Occupy Wall Street's message

    Occupy Wall Street's message
    The pundit class has largely ignored, dismissed or mocked the Occupy Wall Street protest (the Wall Street Journal's editorial page, for example, calls the protesters "a collection of ne'er-do-wells raging against Wall Street, or something"). We too find...
  • Steffen worked in dark behind political scenes

    Steffen worked in dark behind political scenes
    Joseph F. Steffen Jr. left Reisterstown's Franklin High School and quickly found a home in the rough-and-tumble world of politics, working mostly behind the scenes as a self-described "Prince of Darkness" on behalf of favorite Republicans - including, for...
  • Arundel council shoots down proposal for special elections to fill vacancies

    Anne Arundel County Councilman Chris Trumbauer said this past week's failure to adopt a special election to replace council members who leave office early was his most disappointing moment in politics. "This was an opportunity to restore the power to the...
  • A 'truth commission' for Bush?

    A 'truth commission' for Bush?
    Today's topic: Sen. Patrick J. Leahy says his proposed commission of inquiry examining allegations of torture would serve more to heal the reputation of the U.S. and help the government learn from its mistakes than to lay the groundwork for prosecuting...
  • A Bush 'truth commission': the pros and cons

    A Bush 'truth commission': the pros and cons
    Today's topic: What are the pros and cons of having a commission investigate an administration that may have broken the law? What kind of precedent would such an inquiry into actions taken by the Bush White House set for future administrations and their...
  • Investigating Bush: the political consequences

    Investigating Bush: the political consequences
    Could a move to investigate possible criminal wrongdoing by the Bush administration alienate Republicans and kill any hope for bipartisan cooperation in Congress? Why shouldn't Congress let internal federal investigations run their course and pressure the...
  • Making the public and private sectors partners in healthcare reform

    Making the public and private sectors partners in healthcare reform
    It's a question to which seemingly no one has the correct answer: What's the right model for healthcare reform in America? As The Times' March 27 editorial, "," explains, although negotiations between insurers, consumer groups and lawmakers have shown...
  • Abolish the vice presidency

    Sarah Palin is the product of a design flaw -- the unintended consequence of the founders' decision to create the vice presidency. For two centuries, presidential nominees have used the office to balance the ticket by naming a running mate from a...
  • Obama's Cuba decision follows change in attitudes in Florida

    For decades, the U.S. embargo on Cuba has been as much about domestic as foreign policy. In the end, a generational shift in the politics of one key state opened the way for the Obama administration to change half a century of efforts to isolate the...
  • House votes to undo Obama immigration actions

    Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion...